Project to Save Sound Archive; RECORDINGS COLLECTION TO BE PRESERVED DIGITALLY

Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England), April 13, 2017 | Go to article overview

Project to Save Sound Archive; RECORDINGS COLLECTION TO BE PRESERVED DIGITALLY


Byline: TONY HENDERSON Reporter ec.news@ncjmedia.co.uk

AN array of voices describing every aspect of life in the North East will be preserved for future generations as part of an PS18.8m sound heritage project.

The British Library venture has been backed by a PS9.5m National Lottery grant, with Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums (TWAM) the lead partner for the project in the North East and Yorkshire.

It will save almost half a million recordings that are threatened by physical degradation or stored on formats that can no longer be played.

Titled "Unlocking Our Sound Heritage", the programme will delve into the North East and Yorkshire recordings, which include people talking about their home, society, wartime and working lives, classical and popular music, Northumbrian dialect, radio programmes, wildlife recordings, speeches, and the sounds of industry.

A key element will be an interactive website hosted by the British Library - scheduled to go live in 2019 - allowing listeners to explore a wide selection of recordings.

The recordings, many on cassettes and shellac discs, will be digitised and taken out to schools and community groups, with pop-up exhibitions.

Ged Bell, chairman of TWAM's joint committee, said: "This is a fascinating project and, working with the British Library and partners across the North East and Yorkshire, we're very much looking forward to being able to share these important and interesting pieces of our sound heritage. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

Project to Save Sound Archive; RECORDINGS COLLECTION TO BE PRESERVED DIGITALLY
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.